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Farmland Premiere a Huge Success

A local farmer stars in Farmland

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USDA Reports Bullish for Corn, Old Crop Beans

USDA surprises trade with corn numbers.

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NPPC Trade Counsel Says TPA Needed For Both TPA And TTIP

  Trade Promotion Authority legislation has been introduced in both Houses of Congress. It gives the President the authority to…

Iowa Cattleman Says Cattlemen’s Beef Board Gets A Clean Audit

A management review of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service verified that the Beef Board is operating…

National Milk Group Expects Dairy Policy To Pass

House Speaker John Boehner says the farm bill conference report will not include supply management provisions for the dairy program.…

NFU President Confident COOL Will Win In Appeals Court

Late last week the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments in the ongoing Country of…

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Nebraska Cattle Group Hires New Legislative Director

  Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has hired Laura Field as their State Legislative Executive Director. She replaces Pete McClymont who was…

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National Pork Board Responds To Tyson’s Producer Recommendations

Tyson Foods is urging its pork suppliers to implement a series of production practices that it deems representative of responsible…

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Agriculture Secretary Wants House Action Soon On Immigration Bill

Immigration reform which passed the Senate last year is stuck now in the House. The debate seems to be over…

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Iowa Corn Growers President Says Voluntary GMO Labeling Best Solution

  The Grocery Manufacturers Association and three other groups are now pushing for a federal Genetically Modified Organism Law. They’re…

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District 17 Candidates Discuss Workforce Development

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As several industries in communities throughout the state struggle to fill skilled positions, workforce development has gained increased attention in…

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Electoral College An Issue In Senate Race

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A bill that did not pass in this year’s Nebraska legislative session is an issue in the District 40 Senate race.

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District 16 Senate Candidates Spar

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There is a spirited race for the District 16 Senate seat in southeast South Dakota.

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Gant Predicts Low Voter Turnout

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Despite all the noise surrounding the four way Senate race in South Dakota, voters don’t appear to be all that enthusiastic, at least not yet.

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Guardrails To Stay For Now

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The Iowa Department of Transportation is not planning to pull out special ends put on guardrails that are the focus of a Texas lawsuit until they get more information from federal transportation officials.